Magnet trial an attractive option for kids with sunken chest (3:18)
Aug 19 - Surgeons at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco are using magnets to reshape the breastbones of children who suffer from Sunken Chest Syndrome. The technique is undergoing phase 3 clinical trials, but the doctors hope to prove that long term magnetic force is as effective and less painful than conventional surgery. Ben Gruber reports. ( Transcript )
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